Anti-Opioid Bill Passes First Votes in Legislature - Articles

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Posted by: Jarod Word on Mar 21, 2018

A bill that would establish some of the toughest rules on opioid prescriptions in the country got its first committee endorsements in the House and Senate this week, WPLN reports. The law limits doctors to prescribing three days worth of medication for most patients, but for those prescriptions, doctors would not be required to run a patient’s name through the state’s controlled substance monitoring database.